HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post) portal was launched May 9, 2005, and very soon it became extremely popular. While one reason for the apparent success of this portal is that their contributors are popular journalists and well-known personalities from politics, business, and entertainment, the other reason is that the development team has been able to provide a technical solution that was up to the challenge. To build a news portal capable of sustaining the heavy load, including peak load, and convenient for both visitors and authors of the entries. Challenge – making definite entries appear among the results of running search engines queries, SEO optimization, simultaneous maintaining of a large number of users, quick generation of pages that contain dynamic and static data.
Strategic Quadrant is an app designed exactly for product managers and product owners. These specialists always may offer a million ideas, however, it’s hard to gather them all into structured and, what’s more important, easily comprehensible unity.
DueFocus is a task-tracking tool for developers. Every single short or long activity can only start after the planning phase. Planning, in turn, should have such attributes as the List of actions, Budget, Time Period and Results. DueFocus allows everyone to define those parameters for every activity seamlessly. The very first and most challenging issue was to solve future performance issues while connecting thousands concurrent request per each second. The ability to deliver new versions using one code base DB is almost always a bottleneck in each high loaded system. With an app on Golang, we allow users to save and store ~50 screenshots of daily activities. Integration with more than 20 project management tools was ensured as well. Usage of microservice architecture was our first and stra
Esportsale is an e-commerce platform tailored for distribution of sports-related goods and merchandise developed by experts from QArea.
Kroodle is a site that was designed and developed for Agon, a large Netherland insurance company. We were to create an astonishing solution that inspires trust in visitors, embraces rich functionality and delivers fast, complex solutions from the insurance niche to website’s users. The project has 7 insurance types. Every type of insurance has its own parameters for the user to fill in order to know the price of required insurance services, meaning several data entry forms were implemented. All parts of the project are connected to Facebook API. Users require valid Facebook accounts to perform actions on the site, otherwise, one should be created. All users can buy, edit, cancel insurance, invite their Facebook friends and get bonuses thanks to the integration of the Facebook API and va
Third-&-Wall is a creative platform for artists with an entrepreneurial skill. Posters, paintings, photography and on-demand prints – you name it, they have it. The platform has become a decent marketplace for artists since opening and is an insanely popular website today. That’s why our team loved the entire development process. Our client required a fitting combination of an artistic platform and a prominent marketplace in a gorgeous wrapping. The site needed to be both functional and convenient to end-users. A customer’s wish is our command! We have developed the website that provides artists a possibility to publish and sell their arts. Third And Wall also allows registered visitors to choose from different works and group them into projects with the ability to buy all arts i
A web portal for video news materials. Provide a smooth access to the website from any mobile device with a comfortable and convenient interface.
The Beakun project is a website and mobile application for Android and iOS that was designed as a tool connecting various businesses with their customers in a simple yet classy manner. This project’s main objective was establishing a marketing portal in which the system itself communicates with both the users and the businesses. The system considers accurate current time and date and uses such data to display business events that are of current interest on a map within a selected location. Business users are creating pages with a full description of their business, location, schedule, online videos of their activity (Video Feeds) and are also creating events, coupons, discounts per a particular period of time. Businesses are divided into such categories as: Bars Restaurants Shops Cof
Avaaz is a global community, designed to bound people of all nations into a single community. People are empowered to take action on some of the largest issues of our world today. This bold project aims at closing the gap between the world we currently live in and a world everyone wishes to live in. Millions of people from the entire globe may now act as an organized, centralized force and achieve changes in such vital issues as corruption, national matters, poverty, armed conflicts and more. Avaaz community operates in 15 different languages, the core team includes representatives from 6 countries and there are literally thousands of volunteers who lobby governments, organize protests and arrange important events. All the power lies in the hands of everybody. Specialists from QArea had to
The task was to develop a social media aggregator that allows to create user accounts, to connect different social media accounts and conveniently manage the information from them on one single platform. We were also to develop a fitting iOS app that was requited to allow creation of a dynamic feed of messages from social networks with a few touches. RebelMouse is an aggregator for social media that was launched by Huffington Post CTO Paul Berry. On the first look this platform looks like a digital newspaper that represents user’s social media events. Basic registration allows users to connect their accounts on Twitter and Facebook. The updates from the connected accounts are represented in the collage-styled information flow that shows user’s presence within social media. RebelMouse a
Distractify is a leading entertainment company in the mobile era. This fascinating portal follows the trend (among Buzzfeed and Upworthy) for inspiring, funny and eye-catching post titles, often in list form, with video, image and GIF-heavy content. We are most happy QArea had a chance to assist them and here’s what we did for Distractify: Development Integrating Service-oriented architecture. Android API IOS API Testing Functional testing; Compatibility testing; Regression testing; Ad-hoc testing; UI / UX testing; Validation testing; Smoke testing; Bug reporting; Bug rechecking; Documentation creating. Results were astonishing: Official stats have their unique visitor count at 43 million since its launch in October 2013, and the site has inspired 10 million Facebook shares in that short